Why don't you take a hike. I mean really take a hike. April and May are wonderful months for long walks. The weather is good (finally) but it is not unbearably hot. And things are finally starting to turn green!
We are very lucky in Northeast Ohio to have the Emerald Necklace of Metroparks. With more than 20,000 acres in fourteen separate areas the Metroparks encircle the city and offer something for everyone.
There are hundreds of miles of hiking area in the Metroparks; each mile offering new and exciting glimpses into our area's natural beauty and spectacular views. In addition to hiking trails there are bridal trails and fitness trails in each area of the parks.
Not ready for a hike through the Metroparks? Even a walk around the block is beneficial. According to the U.S. Department of Health the benefits of walking include: